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GRESHAM, MULTNOMAH CO., OREGON, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1910.
WITH THE CITY
MT. HOOD ROAD
WORK IS RDSHED
Mayor Shattuck and Clerk Rola-rta
Resumed activity on the Mt. Hood
were iu Portland Thursday looking after railroad .luring the past two weeks has
the contract with that city for a supply I caused mor.- excitement, interest and
of water for the city of Gresham. The comment in Gresham and vicinity than
contract with the city of Portland ia any event in the history of thia part of
all ready to Ire signed and will ba ready the county and th manner in which
to act on within a abort time. The the railroad jieople have re-openi-d op
town will then ba ready to dis|s>ee of i .-rations all along the line clearly dem
ita bond issue and atari work on the onstrates that the fondest Impest of the
water and drainage system.
It ia , people in tins locality are to be realised.
planned to take tire water direct from
The fact that all operations as to the
the new pi|«e that ia being laid. You construction of the road had l-e.-n sus-
have not consider«! this, think what it |H-ndc.i for the past two years had con-
tneana to Gresham. No etale water for ' veyed the gem-ral idea that the project
tla. Always fresh from the mountina, had been practically abandoned. In
cold and pure. The treat reservoir in | consequence <>f this fact the public
the world cannot equal thia in purity was not hasty to tielieve that the < o
Our water will Ire even tret ter than ha.l really resumed work on the r--ad
Portland's which lias Irecoine famous. Construction. Such is 'lie case how-
As a consideration tor thia unexcelled ever and it is |s>ssihle that the line will
aupply of natures' Ix-st beverage (ireah- have steel laid as far as the Sandy river
ani will pay a minimum of 47fto. If by N'qw Years dav.
the meter aupply of water exceeds that,
The camps along the line organized
wo will |ray for the excess Anyway, recently are the scenes of activity and
can you conceive of a plan whereby a scores of men are at work grading hu .I
pumping plant, or any other form of preparing right of way. At the camp
supplying the water will la- ao econo near tills city a headquarters has Is en
mically conducted Any sort of plant established and her.- the rolling st->ck
would require more money
Aa ar ami locomotive is kept. From this |sjinl
ranged, the only outlay of the system the steel gang is working toward Gresh
will la* that <>l extending mains Water am ami yesterday the rails had nearly
rent at a very reasonable rate will meet Is-en laid t<> the city.
the coat, pay the interest, and provide
During the past week engineers have
a sinking fund for the retirement of the been busy in and near Gresham, as.-er-
taing the best and final route for tl e
road through the city and on toward
the power house. It is probable that
Ihdth of Mrs. 0. A. I lllotl
the former route selected will Is- fol
Mra. 11 A. Elliott waa Isirn at Redalia, low'd but some slight changes may Is-
Cooper County. Miaa.uiri, on December made. The r-.ad will run in the city
fl, IM I, ami died iictola-r 27, 1910, at close to Division streel for several blocks
the age of tM years, 10 months, 21 days. until a point In-tween ll.ssl and Rob
Mra. Elliott waa mar ied June 27, erts avenues is reachd. Here a site
lNfll, to E. E. Elliott in I'etia county, has Is-en select«! for a depot and
.M<>. She came with lo r husband across grounds. The sidetracks will In- put in
the plains In IM.’i and lia-ated on a at a point cast of the de|s>t grounds.
homestead at I>aina«i-us, where they After leaving Division street the road
lived until lHtw>. They iniivel to Powell will run to a line further south, thence
Valley where she lived until her death. through the Gedemke, Tallnit, and
She leaves a husband and seven child Wright tracts and east toward Bull Run
ren to mourn her Iowa. They are, A. B. and Sandy.
and E. L. Elliott of Powell Valley, F.
The Mt. Hood road will run into
W, of Dawson, Alaska, E. E. Elliott of Portland on the <>. K. A N. right of
Eagle Creek. .1 C Elliott of Damascus. way but a separate track will In- built,
.Mrs Lulu Simmons, and .Mrs. Florence contrary to the report which has be- n
Whilon. Alao a host of friends mourn circulated to the effect that they would
her loss. She was convert«! at a very use the O. R. A N. track from Monta-
early age and lived a constant Chris villa to Portland. In Portland the
tian life. She waa a member of the yards will be oil the East side north of
Baptist church. Iler funeral will la- Sul ivan gulch. It will perhaps cross
held from the Baptist church in Gresh the Willamette on the steel bridge.
am. Sunday afternoon, October !M), at
It is staid from what is believed to
Is- a standpoint of truth that the Mt
II. mh I road, as it now stands, is not the
local concern that it might have been
Next iMnie dt Rockwood
in the start only making nearby points
Rockwood Grange will give ita next but that it is a movement of the great
dance Saturday night, Oct 29. Richards Milwaukee system and will ill all prob
orchestra will lie there and the usual ability reach to other lines connecting
grange supper will lie served. Tickets with tin-eastern country.
b>r the dance fl. Supper extra. Un
desirables will not la- allowed to remain
Delineator, Pearsons Magazine and
nor will they la- sold tickets if known.
Herald |8 M) for 12.2ft. Subscribe.
METHODIST PASTOR MANY TOPICS
THE QUESTION OF
THE EMPLOYERS’ LIABILITY
Believe That the Contract May be as Far as Sandy River
With Portland Will Soon
By Jan. 1 — Rails Now Laid
Inside Gresham Limits
Representative Gathering in Columbia Grange Plans an
Odd Fellows Hall—Inter
Interesting Meeting for
Important Political Question In Bill No. 330
Which Is Causing Much Discussion in
A special educational meeting will be
The new pastor of the Methodist
church. Rev. J. F. Dunlop, and hie held at Columbia Grange Hall Satur
wife were given a royal welcome by the day, Novembers. An interesting pro
members an I many friends of the gram baa been arranged on which is
Considerable objection is being raised I ia not right, it would be next to impoei- church, Thursday night, the Odd Fel represented the public schools, the
lows hall being kindly given for the oc grange, and the free library—the prin
ti the initiative bill relative to the em i hie to erase the same.
casion. About 150 persons assembled cipal fa-tore in rural education. Mr.
ployers liability. In this as in most of
should lie carefully and duly considered to participate in the expressions of good R. F. Roliertaon, county superintendent
of schools, will talk on county schools,
questions there are two views, and as either by a commission or by a chosen fellowship.
The program of the evening began while Miss Mary Frances Ison, librar
usual the promoters of the bill, the la committee of legislature, and we should
bor leaders, overlook their obligations co-operate with other Pacific coast states with a violin solo by Mrs. Martens. ian of the free county library, will
The chairman, W. H. Bachmeyer, then speak of the value of books to the farm
to the employe. No argument is nec and i-ossibly our other adjoining states,
-[«ike a few words of general welcome ers. The local schools at Brower,
essary to show that an employer who
the other speakers. O. W. Egypt, Hurlburt, Mountain, and Cor
pass Ps> drastic measure it would affect
willfully, or carlesaly, or through miser our business interests ami possibly de- Tarr told of the relation of the official bett, are each to (urnish a number dn
ly motives, fail to secure the safety of ter many small concerns or new in- Isiard to the pastor and gave him a the program. The best compositions
on "The Book I Like Best," contribut
his employes, so far as possible, de dustries from starting within our warm welcome on tiehalf of the church
ed by the pupils of these schools, will
serves punishment That done the em horde-s. It would not only affect the
employing interests but the laboring seated the nearly 250 enrolled in the be read and prizes awarded.
ployes' liability should cease. I'nfor-
The open session will begin at 1:30
Sunday school and spoke of that as the
man as well.
Seen accidents, due to the carelessness
In consulting with many of our lead church school, the pastor’s greatest op and it is hoped that everybody interest
ed in any oi these subjects, whether a
of the workman or to breakage cannot ing business men we find that there portunity and chief encouragment.
l>e honestly charged to the employe. A seen s to he an inclination to leave this
The pastor responded in a very pleas-. member of the grange or not, will come
further argument for the employer is matter Co a commissisn of men chosen ing way. thanking the people for their to this meeting.
that his men assume risks incident to from al! walks of life and then we are expressions of loyalty. The climax :
the occupation when they accept the sure of impartiality and fairness to all. came when he was required to bring
Got Solid Colored Vote
|s>sition. Noone is compelled to ac This would require a vote on No 346.
his little wife forward and give those .
A story is going the rounds about one
cept and retain a position that is un
present an opportunity to show that
of the experience of A. W. Lafferty, the
satisfactory If he is not willing to
their warm welcome include«! her also.
Republican nominee for congreee, when
share in the risk he should seek em
A solo by Miss Minnie Lawrence and
I .aura Shipley who is attending high a piano duet by Miss Clifford and Mrs. be was making his strenuous campaign
lor the comination before the primary
Many employers are unable to sup school at Oswego visited at home Sun Sterling helped to enliven the occasion.
election. After his speech at Canyon
ply their shops or operations with every day.
A fine treat of coffee, sandwiches and
Glen Hunter and family of Portland cake awaited everyone in the dining City a colored man introduced himself
safety appliance. To Is- required to do
to the candidate as Tom Sewell.
so would mean the dosing down of s|*mt the week with his mother. Mrs. room. While the young people played
"I just wanted to tell you that I can
their business. Neitlu-r employer nor Can non.
games, others joined in social converse.
pledge you the solid colored vote of
employe can stand that.
II. West, the Jersey breeder of Sca-
Rev. J. F. Dunlop came here Dorn
Grant County, ’ said Sewell.
That the interests of employer and poose, visited B. C. Altman recently.
Tillamook where he was pastor during
“Well, well! Is that so?” exclaimed
workman are mutual is not always con
Mrs. Hattie Stephens and Mi-s Alice the past two year-. Previous to coming Lafferty, highly pleased.
sidered. ami yet it frequently occur» Stephens of Portland visited relatives a to Oregon he spent several years in :
“Yes,” said Sewell, “I am going to-
that the workman is getting the best of few days. Mrs. Stephens is on her way important charges in Montana. His
vote lor you, and lam the only colored
the business. If he works on daily east to s[u-nd the winter.
ministry began in Iowa about IS years man in the county.”
wages he is sure of bis income, while
Mr. Dunlop finds here a well or
Katie Anderson is visiting her sister
his employer is not, and he expects
ganized church with over a hundred ,
The best plaster. A piece of flannel
Ills wages and is frequently indifferent
members. He is undoubtedly is the
J. N. Campbell was tendered a sur- 1 right man for the place ami his work dampened with Chamberlain’s Lini
as to the other's profits. The employer
ment and bound on over the affected
must furnish the plant, keep it in re prise party Saturday evening, I before promises to lie very successful.
parts is superior to a plaster and cost»
pair, stand all burden of losses through their departure. A very dainty aúp
only one-tenth as much. For sale by
breakage, wearing, carelessness of em per was served at midnight and all en-
You are not experimenting on your- Gresham Drug Co.
ployes. dec-line in prices, in short he joyed the evening.
Chas. Hunter and wife visited Mr. self when you take Chamberlain's
Ims all the risks to run and is paid if
Cough Remedy for a cold as that pre
there is anything left after tin bills are and Mrs. Altman Sunday.
Now is a good time to renew
covered—bills incurred that he may
Miss Minnie Kelly and Herold are paration has won its great reputation
pull through and have- money to pay spending the week with Mrs. McKin and extensive sale by its remarkable your subscription to the Beaver
cures of colds. and can always be de- State Herald.
Ins wage list and maintain his business. ney and her mother.
pende.1 upon, It is equallv valuable
The w hole risk is taken by the employer
adults and children and may be
and the workman gets the only sure
The Evening Telegram will have a I given to young children with implicit
The Evening Telegram will have a
benefit. If the employer gives up in
day this year. Send us $4.25
dispair the workman is the lesser loser,
lie loses his job, the employer bis in ami we will order the Telegram for a drug. For sale by Gresham Drug Co. and we will order the Telegram lor a
year and send the Herald too, for one
year and send the Herald too for one
Subscribe for The Herald, $J-a year.
Portland commercial organizations,
namely the Chamber of Commerce, the
Employers Association, the Manufac
turers Association and the United Met
al Trades Association, have issued the
following statement in regard to the
pas-inc of the Employers Libility l.aw
at the coming election :
There seems to be much interest
shown in the Employers liability bills of
this state which are to be on the ballot
and voted for on election day.
Organized lalsir seems to be very
anxious to have bill No. 3;t0 pasta-d ami
are using every means in theii hands
to carry through this measure. We be
lieve also the employers are interest«!
in bill No 346, but it appears tnat I with
parties are in much haste to adjust this
New York has pas««l a law which
went into effect Sept. 10. This is en-
till«l the Workmans Compensation
I .aw ami it applies to workmen engaged
in manual or mechanical lab r in cer
tain vocations whereby the work
ingman if lie meets with an accident ia
positive of receiving a weekly renumer
ation, or if be meets with death his
family receives »certain amount from
the employer. New York state has al
so passed another law whereby it is
optional with the employer or employe, i
which went into effect Sept. 1.
Wisconsin lisa » commission with ai
report from same to be passed on at the |
next assembly of legislature.
Minnesota lias a law which has been
suggest«l by a commissiond. It would I
seem that this is a question so great
that there should not be great haste in j
deciding it by the initiative.
Should we make a mistake and get
something on the statute liooks which
Everybody's talking about them. They're the Best. Guaranteed by the Factory
We are making very low prices on Wagons, Harness, Buggies and Farm Implements.
$2 Full Lined Heavy Burlap Horse Blankets, $1.32}. 40^ off on all Chase’s Winter Robes.
$50 No. 1 Team Hamess at
. . $37.50 $18.50 Single Hamess at .... $14.35
Good Farm Hamess al
. . $27.50 $16.00 Single Hamess at .... $12.50
$33.50 Double Driving Hamess at . $25.75 Good Double Hamess at ....
Snap on Some Buggies we are closing out.
See our Big Stock of Goods in the Moline Plow Co. Bldg., 320-328 E. Morrison St., Portland
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